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“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Review: Alpha on Screen, Disappointment in Theaters.

By Michael Tseng

Beyond the flashy explosions and large roaring creatures from the prehistoric era, not much exists besides an unnecessarily drawn-out plot, shoddy dialogue, and confusing character development. The release of 2019’s Godzilla: King of Monsters was a letdown in many ways, but the intense character modeling and vibrant action scenes managed to do the long-time franchise some justice.

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Mike’s Movie Magic: “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” is a fantasy come true (Spoilers)

By Michael Tseng
“Pokémon Detective Pikachu” strives to break the stigmas of the video-game film adaptation, one that has been marked with negative reviews and a tendency to stray away from the original series plot and world development. The film partnership between Toho and Warner Brothers followed this same trend, yet for a good reason.

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Mike’s Movie Magic: Avenger’s Endgame’s success lies in its cultural landmark

By Michael Tseng

The eleven year-long journey has finally come to an end. Both long-time comic-book fans and newly converted enthusiasts upheld what is simply the culmination of nearly three thousand hours’ worth of Marvel superhero films. It’s both sad and satisfying—we’re excited to finally see the conclusion of the marvel masterpieces. Yet, for those who have spent their whole lives looking forward to these films, it’s the marks the end of an era, one which brought to life the long-time fantasies of comic book superheroes. After this, there will no longer be anxiousness and excitement towards the next film, nothing to look forward to in our dull office jobs.

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Opinion: College Admissions Scandal is Unsurprising

By Michael Tseng

The College Application

Two days ago, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and the U.S. Attorney’s Office exposed a national scheme where upper-class and celebrity figures have been accused of using bribery and other forms of fraud to gain admission into highly selective colleges. According to federal report of the case, published by Special Agent Laura Smith, parents used deceptive methods including: Bribing standardized testing employees to provide answers to examinations or take the test themselves, submitting falsified grades to college admissions, and bribing the athletic administration to designate admissions slots for students (even if they did not actually play the sport).

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